Management Team

 

Jan LevinsonPresident, Broker of Record Jan has been President of Union for over 25 years. He has coordinated the growth of the Aberman family’s real estate holdings through the purchase of shopping centers, office buildings, and apartment buildings…

Jan Levinson

President, Broker of Record Jan has been President of Union for over 25 years. He has coordinated the growth of the Aberman family’s real estate holdings through the purchase of shopping centers, office buildings, and apartment buildings. He is an attorney and real estate broker. He belongs to the International Council of Shopping Centers, Building Owners and Managers Association, and Allegheny County Bar Association.

Ed KerniskySenior Vice President & Associate Broker Ed is a licensed real estate broker who has been in the real estate business, leasing and managing commercial properties since 1978. He joined union in 1984 and was appointed Vice President in …

Ed Kernisky

Senior Vice President & Associate Broker Ed is a licensed real estate broker who has been in the real estate business, leasing and managing commercial properties since 1978. He joined union in 1984 and was appointed Vice President in 1994. Prior to that time he was with Kossman Development Company, Interstate Properties, and began his career in the shopping center industry with the Cafaro Company. He belongs to the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC), and Building Owners & Managers Association (BOMA).

Michele DeMarcoVice President - Accounting and Finance Michele is a licensed Certified Public Accountant and a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, as well as the Pittsburgh Chapter of the Pennsylvania Institute of CPA’s…

Michele DeMarco

Vice President - Accounting and Finance Michele is a licensed Certified Public Accountant and a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, as well as the Pittsburgh Chapter of the Pennsylvania Institute of CPA’s. She has been with the company for 20 years and has worked in the real estate management industry since 1987. Prior to joining Union, she was an assistant property controller for Kravco Company an accountant in the public accounting firm of Laventhol & Horwath in Philadelphia.

Joe HodsonVice President - Commercial Leasing Joe is a licensed real estate salesperson with 25 years of experience in the commercial real estate industry. He worked at Union Real Estate for 6 years, and returned in 2000. In the interim, he worked a…

Joe Hodson

Vice President - Commercial Leasing Joe is a licensed real estate salesperson with 25 years of experience in the commercial real estate industry. He worked at Union Real Estate for 6 years, and returned in 2000. In the interim, he worked as a real estate leasing representative for American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. and General Nutrition Centers finding new retail sites and negotiating leases with strip center and mall developers throughout the United States. Joe has experience in mall leasing with Crown American Properties and brokerage with The Galbreath Company. He is a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers.

Gary BaackeDirector of Operations Gary joined Union in 2000 as a director of operations. He draws on his prior experience as a contractor to oversee large- and small-scale construction and capital-improvement projects such as canopy renovations, cul…

Gary Baacke

Director of Operations Gary joined Union in 2000 as a director of operations. He draws on his prior experience as a contractor to oversee large- and small-scale construction and capital-improvement projects such as canopy renovations, culvert reconstructions, and tenant building-outs. Gary also has 17 years of experience running a retail business. Gary is a licensed real estate salesperson.

David KoltashOperations Manager Dave joined the Union Real Estate Management team 16 years ago. His background was in shopping center management and marketing. Dave has served as a Shopping Center Mall Manager, and as a Regional Manager/Regional Mar…

David Koltash

Operations Manager Dave joined the Union Real Estate Management team 16 years ago. His background was in shopping center management and marketing. Dave has served as a Shopping Center Mall Manager, and as a Regional Manager/Regional Marketing Manager for over 25 years. Dave's experience was primarily with the Edward J. DeBartolo Corporation. Dave is a Licensed Real Estate professional and a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC).

Michelle KaneAssistant Controller “Michelle joined our team in 1999 as an assistant controller. She graduated from Indiana University of Pennsylvania and worked in the public accounting sector for the first five years of her career before joining Un…

Michelle Kane

Assistant Controller “Michelle joined our team in 1999 as an assistant controller. She graduated from Indiana University of Pennsylvania and worked in the public accounting sector for the first five years of her career before joining Union Real Estate. Michelle is a licensed insurance producer.”


David LevinsonVice President & Treasurer David joined Union in 2011. David graduated from the University of Chicago with a degree in Mathematics and the Geophysical Sciences. He also holds a Master of Public Policy & Management from CMU’s He…

David Levinson

Vice President & Treasurer David joined Union in 2011. David graduated from the University of Chicago with a degree in Mathematics and the Geophysical Sciences. He also holds a Master of Public Policy & Management from CMU’s Heinz College and an MBA from University of Pittsburgh's Katz Business School. David is a licensed real estate associate broker for the state of Pennsylvania.

Sande PetroneDirector of Residential, ARM. Sande is a licensed real estate salesperson and has an Accredited Residential Manager (ARM) certification. She is a member of  Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM) and the Apartments Association of Me…

Sande Petrone

Director of Residential, ARM. Sande is a licensed real estate salesperson and has an Accredited Residential Manager (ARM) certification. She is a member of Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM) and the Apartments Association of Metropolitan Pittsburgh. (AAMP). Sande also has 30+ years of management and customer service experience.

Annamarie NevilleResidential Leasing Agent.

Annamarie Neville

Residential Leasing Agent.